The Last Movie (1971) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Last Movie (1971)



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The Last Movie follows a Hollywood movie crew in the midst of making a western in a remote Peruvian village. When production wraps, Hopper, as the baleful stuntman Kansas, remains, attempting to find redemption in the isolation of Peru and the arms of a former prostitute. Meanwhile, the local Indians have taken over the abandoned set and begun to stage a ritualistic re-enactment of the production - with Kansas as their sacrificial lamb.


Julie Adams
as Mrs. Anderson
Don Gordon
as Neville
Dan Ades
as Thomas Mercado
John Alderman
as Jonathan
Donna Baccala
as Miss Anderson
Tom Baker
as Member of Billy's Gang
Anna Lynn Brown
as Dance Hall Girl
Eddy Donno
as Stunt Man
Lou Donelan
as Prop Man
Roy Engel
as Anderson
Peter Fonda
as Sheriff
Fritz Ford
as Citizen
Samuel Fuller
as Director
Tom Monroe
as Citizen
Michael Greene
as Hired Gun
William Gray Espy
as In Billy's Gang
Al Hopson
as Sheriff
Bud Hassink
as In Gang
George Hill
as Key Grip
Henry Jaglom
as Minister's Son
Gray Johnson
as Stunt Man
Kris Kristofferson
as Minstrel Wrangler
John Phillip Law
as Little Brother
Ted Markland
as Big Brother
Cynthia McAdams
as Dance Hall Girl
Sylvia Miles
as Script Girl
Al Monroe
as Citizen
Owen Orr
as Hired Gun
Michelle Phillips
as Banker's Daughter
John Stevens
as Cameraman
Toni Stern
as Dance Hall Girl
Dennis Stock
as Still Man
Russ Tamblyn
as In Gang
Allan Warnick
as Assistant Director
John Buck Wilken
as Minstrel Wrangler
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Critic Reviews for The Last Movie

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (9)

The film fades out but not before it's given us a brilliant, exhilarating adventure in ideas.

December 14, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The representational fissures of cinema - the tension between the real and the imaginary, between imitation and inspiration - have been woven into its very fabric.

August 2, 2018 | Full Review…

Dennis Hopper's The Last Movie is a wasteland of cinematic wreckage.

August 26, 2014 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

That sound you hear is of checkbooks closing all over Hollywood.

August 26, 2014 | Full Review…

Film suffers from a multiplicity of themes, ideas and its fragmented style with flash-forwards intertwined.

March 26, 2009 | Full Review…

One of the craziest (and druggiest) movies ever made, it's also blatantly self-deconstructing and meta to the max, albeit produced years before those terms became commonplace.

August 15, 2006

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